Quinoa Burrito Bowls

Author: Recipes_kw
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Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Bowls, Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 280.12 kcal


  • Stove


  • 1 cup quinoa uncooked
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 tbsp lime juice fresh squeezed, no sugar added or preservatives, divided
  • 1/4 cup sour cream plant-based ****Click on link for recipe*******
  • 1 tbsp olive oil extra virgin
  • 1 cup onion diced
  • 1 cup red bell pepper diced
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1/2 cup black beans canned, drained, rinsed
  • 1/2 cup corn fresh or frozen
  • 2 cup lettuce shredded


  • Rinse the quinoa in a fine mesh strainer under cold water. Heat the 2 cups of water in a medium sized pan with the quinoa; bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to low; cover and simmer for 13-15 minutes until water is absorbed and quinoa is tender. Stir in one tablespoon of lime juice then set to the side.
  • Combine the sour cream and remaining lime juice in a small bowl; set to the side.
  • Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat then saute the onion and bell pepper for about 5 minutes. Add in the garlic, black beans and corn and cook another 10 minutes.
  • Divide quinoa among serving bowls; top with black bean mixture, lettuce and sour cream mixture.

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Nutrition with Essential Amino Acids

Nutrition Facts
Quinoa Burrito Bowls
Amount Per Serving (1 Serving)
Calories 280.12 Calories from Fat 71
% Daily Value*
Fat 7.88g12%
Saturated Fat 1.88g12%
Sodium 33.05mg1%
Potassium 580.72mg17%
Carbohydrates 50.06g17%
Fiber 7.23g30%
Sugar 5.53g6%
Protein 10.21g20%
Vitamin A 3229.79IU65%
Vitamin B1 0.25mg17%
Vitamin B2 0.17mg10%
Vitamin B3 1.51mg8%
Vitamin B5 0.67mg7%
Vitamin B6 0.44mg22%
Vitamin C 57.53mg70%
Vitamin E 2.48mg17%
Vitamin K 28.98µg28%
Calcium 64.23mg6%
Copper 0.32mg16%
Folate 168.43µg42%
Iron 3.18mg18%
Manganese 1.16mg58%
Magnesium 117.35mg29%
Phosphorus 272.07mg27%
Selenium 4.42µg6%
Zinc 1.87mg12%
Ess-Methionine 178.25mg
Ess-Tryptophan 105.25mg
Ess-Threonine 281.63mg
Ess-Phenylalanine 418.01mg
Ess-Arginine 634.04mg
Ess-Lysine 512.14mg
Ess-Leucine 606.38mg
Ess-Isoleucine 340.5mg
Ess-Histidine 254mg
Ess-Valine 411.75mg
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Some amino acids levels are estimated, some product manufacturers do not supply amino acid values. The value source usda.gov.

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